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in a moment but first, cbs 5 reporter don knapp is at a vigil in san francisco's dolores park. don. >> reporter: ann, even though we are a continent away from what happened in newtown, connecticut, people in san francisco in the bay area very much touched and troubled by what happened here. there was a vigil tonight one of about 16 or 17 around the bay area suggested by moveon.org. people decided to come down and bring their own candles. they stood in the rain and talked about what happened and offered each other support and talked about the title of their get together which is vigil to end gun violence. some people say even though we have a lot of violence in the united states, what happened this time with so many children may be the tipping point. one of those people is natalie foster. >> i like to believe that because it's very innocent, very young children, that this will really cut through a lot of the mess in d.c. i'm a brand- new mom. i have a seven-week-old who i've brought out. and my heart like every parent across america is breaking right now. so when the president cried
to rise above flood stage. don knapp is in napa. >> reporter: napa residents have been warned about the flooding. especially those living close to streams and the river. now they're bracing for the night. others are still working at it. crews were working into the night to remove about 3 dozen cottages mounted on mobile home frames from the river point resort. the rising river cut short vacations for guests staying in about 30 of the timeshare cottages that are threatened with a possibility of flooding. so far the napa river remains within its banks. it's expected to flood tomorrow around noon. folks aren't taking any chances. city trucks have delivered 50 tons of sand to this lot at first street and freeway drive. folks were filling bags as quickly as the sand came in. nearly 2000 bags were loaded up. >> situation is that i live on a creek. we had a big rain thursday night and the water came up to almost the top of the remaintaining wall. so we decided sandbags were a good idea. >> reporter: are you afraid the water might come over the wall? >> absolutely. >> reporter: the possibil
, the entire area was swarming with heavily armed police officers. don knapp was there. don, what happened? >> reporter: ann, this police operation is just now wrapping up. it ended the way you wanted it to end. they had swat teams here, negotiators, which tells you the two ways it could have ended. but in the end, the suspect gave up peacefully. residents gathered outside their california street apartments as spectators looked on. practically this entire block of california between larkin and hyde was filled with just about every type of emergency vehicle. police officers could be seen climbing nearby rooftops. all of this, the result of what police say started as a domestic disturbance call. >> the neighbor called the san francisco police department, advised us of the situation, at which point our officers responded. they attempted to make contact, during which time they believe that this person may have potentially had a weapon. >> reporter: police evacuated those who lived closest to the danger. and because there was concern the suspect may have a firearm, tactical units were called in
for years companies have been cutting back on holiday parties. but as cbs 5 reporter don knapp tells us, local restaurants and parties and you say the parties are back. >> reporter: they're back. holiday office parties. this isn't one right now but pier 23 is all pumped up about party reservations. >> we have quite a few parties booked and had quite a few yesterday. >> reporter: the grinch chased abay so many office parties over the past few years that as few as 74% of companies held them last year. that was down from a high in 2006 of 95%. this year it's claimed 91% of offices will have parties. good for employees? and good for bars and restaurants. >> you know we're not a huge restaurant so like $5,000. >> $5,000 for a party? >> a buyout you know can be you know 10, 15, $20,000 but that's getting the whole place. >> reporter: guests arriving at this location will find themselves at one of the more upscale office parties, this is the fairmont at top not hill. >> certainly the volume is back to where we were almost in 2008 and i'm really confident next year we'll exceed that. >> reporte
the community station has been trashed by vandals. as cbs5's don knapp reports, the station owner has his suspicions about the reason why. >> we got a lot more artists coming up next. >> reporter: disc jockey katherine knots plays her radio station over the internet because the vandals cut the wires at the base of the small station's tower. >> they took some pretty expensive equipment. it's going to take us a while to get back up. this is the third time this year we've been sabotaged. >> reporter: what is it david martin's station is doing? >> i know it's not our content. we are a community radio station and play independent music and talk about local events and the second phase is to bolster nonprofits. we're talking about things that happen in vallejo. >> reporter: these images show the transmitter shack, how the radios and solar cell and batteries were stolen. martin wonders is it racially motivated? >> i've never been one to jump on that bandwagon but three times in one year just makes me think there's got to be something to that. >> reporter: in fact, the n word was spray painted
and bridges. don knapp is along the river in napa where the river is expected to crest above flood stage. >> reporter: focuses may not have been aware of the flood stage. the river has been behaving itself and until an hour ago there wasn't any rain. there is rain now. people are away of the projections and they're getting ready. so far the napa river remains within its banks but it's expected to flood near st. helena tomorrow around noon. folks in rural areas and parts of napa aren't taking any chances. city trucks have delivered 50 tons of sand to this 1st street and freeway drive and folks are filling bags as quickly as the sand came in. 2000 bags so far were loaded up and shipped out. >> the situation is that i live on a creek. we had a big rain as you know thursday night, and the water came up to almost the top of the retaining wall. and so we decided sandbags were a good idea for tonight. >> reporter: are you afraid the water might come over the wall. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: officials wrapped up a late afternoon meeting to discuss rainfall projection and the possibi
and cbs5 don knapp is in napa where people are preparing for worst. >> reporter: we've been here since 3 and there was no rain. now it's starting to rain. behind me is the napa river. there's lots of room. but they say this river is going to rise rapidly tomorrow. folks all along the banks up and down are preparing for the worst and stopping by to pick up sandbags to do that. the city's delivered about 50- tons of sand to this lot and the folks are filling them just about as quickly as they can. nearly 2000 bags were filled and hauled out of here so far today. folks like june and her husband and nephew were filling bags. >> i live on a creek. we had a big rain as you know thursday night and the water came up to almost the top of the retaining wall and so we decided sandbags were a good idea for tonight. >> were you afraid the water would come over the wall. >> reporter: city and county officials wrapped up a meeting an hour ago talking about the flood risk in this area. they have projections looking at rainfall and right now they believe it may stay below flood stage in the downtown area
time it was trashed by vandals. don knapp has suspensions about the reason why. >> reporter: that's right. it may be a hate crime. but now for the third time, vandals have attacked this radio community station and knocked it off the air. >> we've got a lot for coming on next. >> reporter: she plays her music over the internet right now. because the radio station she serves is off the air, taken down by vandals who cut through the wiring. >> they took pretty expensive equipment. it'll take a while for us to get back up. it's the third time this year we've been sabotaged. >> reporter: what are they doing to string them up? >> i know it's not our content. we play independent music. we talk about local event and the other non-profits. so we are talking about things happening in vallejo. we don't focus on negative in vallejo. >> reporter: the transmitter shaft and batteries were all damaged and stolen. and this is not the first time. martin wonders if the vandalism is racially motivated. >> i'm 56 years old and never one to jump on the bandwagon, but three times in one year, there's go
parties. this year, local restaurants and party venues say the parties are back. cbs 5 reporter don knapp is in san francisco where more employees are celebrating the season. don? >> reporter: ann, i don't know how reliable this is as an indicator of the economy but they're counting office parties can they're really up. when the economy goes bad first things to go are the perks, but right now it looks like the parties are back. they're back. holiday office parties. this isn't one right now but pier 23 is all pumped up about parry reservations. >> it's getting off to a good start. we have quite a few parties booked. had a few yesterday. >> reporter: chased away so many office parties over the past few years that as if you as 74% of companies held them last year. that was down from a high in 2006 of 95%. this year it's claimed 91% of offices will have parties. good for employees? and good for bars and restaurants. >> you know we're not a huge restaurant so like $5,000. >> $5,000? >> well a little buyout you know can be -- can be you know 10, 15, 20 but that's getting the whole place. >> rep
your offer and i'll present it for someone up there. i don't want more than 20%. >>> coming up, prediction time. 2013 forecasts from barry knapp and richard fing bernstein. if you have the k, say it loud. and in the next hour, most wanted. leadership to rise above. we are introducing a rise above meter. how close is washington to a deal. it's flat it's flat lining right now, our meter. we're about a quarter of the way there. we're going to turn to david walker to help to try and move the dial at the top of the hour. . if you're a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. tell your
way to make money in stocks long-term. don't let that be forgotten in the differ dends euphoria. >> yes, well said. there's been a lot of that, gary. >> you got it. >> barclays releasing its outlook for 2013. barry knapp is the head of u.s. equity portfolio strategy with barcla barclays. >> good morning, carl. >> 1525 doesn't sound so bad. largely on the back of cap-ex coming back next year. walk us through it. >> sure. yeah, that's, we think that's a relatively optimistic forecast at 10% total return. we do think that the market will struggle at the first part of the year. we need to work through all this public policy uncertainty. to focus on the timing of the deal, we think misses a larger point as to whether we actually get a good deal or not. our definition of a good deal is one that isn't too reliant on tax revenues, and actually does start down the process of getting our mandatory spending under control so we don't siphon off all our savings over the long run away from cap-ex towards funding the public sector. but what we think is going to happen, earnings growth decelera
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